Archive | September, 2016

The Love of St.Thérèse of Lisieux

This post is an excerpt from Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux by Anthony Lilles and Dan Burke.   “And then she said to her divine guide: “You know where I want to go, You know for whom I want to climb the mountain, for whom I want to

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Follow the Path of the Saints

In Ralph Martin’s modern classic, The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints, the three stages of spiritual growth are defined as the purgative, illuminative, and unitive. The purgative stage includes the initial phases of the spiritual life—conversion, turning away from sin, bringing one’s

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Genesis to Jesus

Genesis to Jesus What is the Bible, where does it come from and what is its purpose? How are Catholics supposed to read the Bible and what story does it have to tell? These are the questions we take up in this “big picture” survey course. Following an introduction to Catholic teaching about divine revelation

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